A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Core Curriculum 2nd Ed Downloadable Content: Chapter 33, Nutrition Access
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Chapter 33: Nutrition Access
Beth Lyman, RN, MSN, CNSC
Sohail R. Shah, MD, MSHA, FAAP
Table of Contents
Types of Tubes
Verification of Placement
Air Insufflation With Auscultation
Gastric Aspirate/pH Testing
Electromagnetic Tube Placement
Reverification of Placement
Nursing Care Related to Feeding Tubes
Securing the Tube
Checking Residual Volumes
Flushing the Tube
Vascular Access Devices
Peripheral Intravenous Catheters
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
Nursing Care Related to VADs
Obtaining Laboratory Specimens From a VAD
VAD Site Care
Administration Set Changes
Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection
1. Describe the indications for use and appropriate management of nutrition access devices, including enteral and venous access devices.
2. Relate the key components of nutrition access management that caregivers need to be taught.
3. Formulate an evidence-based plan of care for nutrition access devices to guide clinical interventions that are age-appropriate and patient-specific.
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